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Vanessa Ashdown is a Shadowhunter from Los Angeles and a friend of Zara Dearborn.


In September 2012, Zara mentioned Vanessa while talking to Manuel Casales about Emma Carstairs. According to Vanessa, Emma was a "boy-crazy slut", clearly referring to her on-off relationship with Cameron Ashdown.[1]


  1. Lord of Shadows (first and only mention so far)